1980 – 1989

1986: On 3 April the Government released the Morris-Mason review of the Post Office, which recommended, among other things, that telecommunications be run by a separate state corporation.

On 19 May, Finance Minister Roger Douglas announced that the Post Office would be split into three state-owned enterprises: New Zealand Post, Telecom and Postbank, effective 1 Apr 1987.

The first Telecom New Zealand logo

The first Telecom New Zealand logo

» 1990 – 1996